Hawaii Voters May Be Able to Register to Vote on Election Day

The League of Women Voters of Hawaii is delighted that HB 2590  passed out of conference committee thus paving the way for final reading this Tuesday, April 29th. HB2590

HB 2590 will permit voter registration at absentee walk-in voting centers in 2016, and voter registration on Election Day at local precinct polling sites in 2018. These changes will make it more convenient to register to vote in Hawaii.

“The League congratulates the conferees on taking this important step to help Hawaii vote and urges the Legislature to pass this important measure in final reading,” said Piilani Kaopuiki, President.  “We fully expect our County Clerks will successfully implement these changes for the benefit of voters.  Hawaii is now poised for a turnaround in its poor election turnout of recent years.”

 

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